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Amport, Hampshire

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Amport, Hampshire

Amport is a small village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of NW Hampshire, England, a few miles west of Andover. It incorporates the small hamlet of East Cholderton and has a population of about 800. There is a village green is surrounded by thatched cottages. The village lies in the valley of the Pillhill Brook, a tributary of the river Test, a chalk stream famous for its trout-fishing, and for those who enjoy a country walk, there are many attractive routes.
DistrictTest Valley
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU2944
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central

Other names by which Amport, Hampshire has been known in the past

Antport ~ Anne

Amport, Hampshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Amport, par., N. Hants, 5 miles SW. of Andover, 3963 ac., pop. 677; P.O. It contains Amport Park, the seat of the Marquis of Winchester.

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